Wednesday, January 11, 2017

WIP Wednesday - Wind Farm Pattern Testing

For the second time, I've had the opportunity to test a pattern for Leanne @ Devoted Quilter.  Wind Farm is made from three widths of fabric -- 1.5 inches, 2 inches, and 2.5 inches.  I raided my box of 2.5-inch strips and my scrap bag and ended up with a decent pile of blue strips.


Each block is made up of nine strips.  And then a gold strip is appliqued using your preferred method.


The quilt is made up of 30 blocks and finishes at 64 x 76 inches.  I decided to make a smaller baby quilt with just 9 blocks.

I can't wait for spring so I can get better indoor photos.

The blocks sew up quickly if you chain piece the strips together in sets of two.  I think I'm going to do some all over stippling in blue thread (avoiding the gold strips).

You can read about Leanne's version of Wind Farm here.

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Linking up with:

Let's Bee Social @ Sew Fresh Quilts
WIP Wednesday @ The Needle and Thread Network
Midweek Makers @ Quilt Fabrication



8 comments:

  1. Lovely blues and lovely quilt. I think an allover stipple with blue thread will look good with this one.

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  2. I am surprised there is no orange (maybe the backing??), and I do love that blue! I love seeing how the community comes together and that you test for Leanne. :)

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  3. It looks amazing, Anja! I seriously want to raid your stash for those gorgeous blues :) Thank you for testing for me again. I appreciate it so much!

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  4. Such pretty blues Anja! Thanks for sharing this loveliness on Midweek Makers

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  5. I like the gold addition! Looks like a fun way to add a little something to a quilt!

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  6. Beautiful Anja! I've loving your blues also!

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  7. Leanne has some terrific patterns going. I love your colour choices here.

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